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The Government has brought the control of the new psychoactive substance methiopropamine as a class B drug under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 from 27 November 2017

15 December 2017

The 1971 Act controls drugs that are ‘dangerous or otherwise harmful’. A three tier system of classification (Class A, B and C) is adopted to […]

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Who will you spend Christmas with? A Paramedic, a Firefighter, a street pastor or even a Police Officer?

12 December 2017

This festive season, as many of us drink more than intended, a new campaign is urging people to think about how and who they want […]

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‘Tis the season to be wary warns Cornwall’s Trading Standards  

12 December 2017

Shoppers are being warned to be wary of opportunistic scams this Christmas by Cornwall Council’s Trading Standards team. The safest way to avoid the disappointment […]

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Festive drinking tips for young people !

6 December 2017

In the coming festive period, if you are going to drink more than usual (and you know you shouldn’t, but be honest now – you […]

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Safeguarding Adults Board Newsletter

2 December 2017

Message from Fiona Field, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB) Independent Chair I am delighted to introduce our first newsletter from Cornwall […]

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Criminal cash to fund #BrewsWithBlues – free cuppas with Newquay police

28 November 2017

The proceeds of crime are being used in a new initiative to bring police closer to hard-to-reach communities in Newquay. #BrewsWithBlues is a project being […]

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Do you know who has police powers?

27 November 2017

Devon and Cornwall Police and Cornwall Council are raising awareness of a scheme which gives some police powers to certain individuals working for local authorities […]

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Trading Standards has seen an increase in complaints relating to the sale of roof insulation

26 November 2017

The latest rash of consumer complaints sees consumers telephoned and offered a type of insulation called ‘spray foam’. Once they have agreed to a home […]

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We want to hear from you if you’ve living with a long term health condition

24 November 2017

Are you living with heart disease, cancer, diabetes or a respiratory condition, or do you work with people who do? The Wellbeing and Public Health […]

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Truro Safe donations used to help those most in need

7 November 2017

  “Cornwall currently has the third highest number of rough sleepers/street homeless in the UK. The Truro Safe Partnership is a great innovation and the […]

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